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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4269.1.5

Description of Metopiellus painensis sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae), first troglobitic Pselaphinae from Brazil

ANGÉLICO ASENJO, RODRIGO LOPES FERREIRA, ROBSON DE ALMEIDA ZAMPAULO

Abstract


Metopiellus painensis new species, of the Neotropical pselaphine tribe Metopiasini, is described from Pains region, Brasil (Minas Gerais). Major diagnostic features are illustrated and a key to the known species is given.


Keywords


Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae, taxonomy, Metopiellus, new species, Brazil, Coleoptera

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